Property selling advice

There are many ways of selling your property. Whether you choose to sell it privately or through an agency, we can help you prepare your home to sell for an optimal price.

Preparing to sell

Getting your home ready to hit the market

Selling guide | 5 min read
Selling a house in NZ: a step by step guide

An overview of the standard property selling process in NZ.

Buying guide | 5 min read
Selling your home privately: the need to knows

A comprehensive guide.

Buying guide | 2 min read
Using Trade Me's Property Insights tool

Helpful property insights at the click of a button.

Using an agent

Many homeowners prefer to use an agent when selling their home

Selling guide | 3 min read
What to look for when choosing a real estate agent

It's all about asking the right questions when it comes to choosing the right agent for you.

Selling guide | 2 min read
Why use a real estate agent rather than selling privately?

It can be tempting to think of selling your home privately because it seems easy and cost effective. But is it?

Selling guide | 2 min read
A seller’s guide to understanding real estate agent fees

The whats, whens and hows of paying your agent.

Marketing your property

From general sprucing up, photography and writing a great ad copy, here are a few things to consider when marketing your property.

Selling guide | 3 min read
How to list a property on Trade Me when selling privately

Tips for creating an eye-catching listing.

Selling guide | 5 min read
Is your house open home ready?

First impressions are key when selling. Make sure your house is sale ready with our practical tips.

Selling guide | 5 min read
10 tips for taking great photos that will help sell the house

A few tips on how to catch the buyer's eye and help sell your home.

Looking to do up your home in preparation for a sale? Here's what Kiwi buyers are looking for.

Feature article | 5 min read
How a rear extension can add value to your home

Extending the back of your villa or bungalow out the back is a great addition. But how to do it well?

Feature article | 3 min read
How building another storey can add priceless value

If you like the home but need more space, adding a second storey, popping the top, could be an option.

Feature article | 3 min read
Your bach renovation - upgrade or bowl it?

If you’ve bought a tired bach in a great spot and want to renovate, here are some ideas.

After the sale of your property

Once your property has settled, there are still a few things to consider

Selling guide | 3 min read
Your moving house checklist: getting ready to go

A few final jobs to get you ready to move.